Archive: Nov 2013

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  • Soldiers compete during Army Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Adam Christensen, of Las Vegas, representing the U.S. Army Pacific Command, carries a "wounded" soldier on a litter during the first day of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella of the U.S Army Reserve Command low crawls through an obstacle as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella, along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, is evaluated on changing a Humvee tire as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella, along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, performs first aid as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, with the 445th Civil Affairs Battalion, of Fremont, Calif., leads a physical readiness training session during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Manella represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, with the 445th Civil Affairs Battalion, of Fremont, Calif., leads a physical readiness training session during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Manella represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitchell Fromm, with the 428th Engineer Company, of Stevens Point, Wis., takes a moment to practice individual weapon drills with an M16 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Fromm represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitchell Fromm, with the 428th Engineer Company, of Stevens Point, Wis., and Spc. Jesse Kane, of Palmyra, Pa., representing the Installation Management Command, exchange a hand slap as they cross paths on their way to their next evaluation events during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Fromm represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitchell Fromm, with the 428th Engineer Company, of Stevens Point, Wis., conducts an in-ranks inspection during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Fromm represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, is evaluated on clearing a vehicle during an IED attack as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. Piero Lopez, of Richmond, Calif., representing the National Guard, runs to his next evaluation event during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, with the 445th Civil Affairs Battalion, of Fremont, Calif., pulls on a rope with an assigned team member to overcome an obstacle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Manella represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella (left), with the 445th Civil Affairs Battalion, of Fremont, Calif., tries to extend a plank with the help of an assigned team member to overcome an obstacle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Manella represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitchell Fromm (22), with the 428th Engineer Company, of Stevens Point, Wis., pulls on a rope along with his assigned team members to overcome an obstacle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Fromm represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • Soldiers compete for Army Best Warrior title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Spc. Mitchell Fromm, 22, with the 428th Engineer Company, of Stevens Point, Wis., lowers a litter carrying a "wounded" dummy in order to overcome an obstacle with the help of his assigned team during the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition outside of Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21. Fromm represented the U.S. Army Reserve in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, climbs a rope during the Leader Reaction Course as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella, along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, gets evaluated during the Drill and Ceremony portion of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 21, 2013. Manella, along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • VIDEO: 2013 Warrior Competition Day 1 raw footage

    Nov 22, 2013

    DAY 1 B-Roll 1: Various events within the 2013 All Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., including the obstacle course, the APFT, the road march, and more.

  • DA Best Warrior Competition 2013

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Manella, an Army Reserve civil affairs specialist, searches a possible IED attacker as part of the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition here in Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. Manella along with 11 other soldiers are evaluated in numerous tasks and are competing for the title of Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Rakkasan Soldier breaks 12-mile Air Assault foot march record

    Nov 22, 2013

    While 202 new graduates stood at attention to receive the coveted, Air Assault Badge at The Sabalauski Air Assault School, one officer's achievement made the November 21 ceremony a historic occasion.

  • War Rakkasans train hard at Fort Knox cavalry grounds

    Nov 22, 2013

    The 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), traveled across Kentucky to train at Fort Knox's cavalry grounds during a two week Field Training Exercise from Oct. 28 to Nov. 7, 2013 to exercise their cavalry skills as a squadron.

  • Senior leaders review Unified Quest 'deep future'

    Nov 22, 2013

    How long should a unit be self-sufficient after hitting the ground, and why can't the Army get immediate communications capability using local, established, commercial networks after arriving at a forward location? These were questions discussed by senior Army leaders, Nov. 20, 2013.

  • Workshop advises service members in transition

    Nov 21, 2013

  • VIDEO: Staff Sgt. Andrew Gregory discusses Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 22, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Gregory, from St. Louis, Mo., talks to a KJEL-FM reporter about competing in the 2013 Best Warrior Competition.

  • VIDEO: Sgt. Ian Pocklington discusses Best Warrior Competition

    Nov 22, 2013

    Sgt. Ian Pocklington, talks to a Zion-Benton News reporter about competing in the Best Warrior Competition.

  • Food and beverage program civilian employee has the drive for speed

    Nov 21, 2013

    In the food and beverage world of customer service, speed often translates to customer satisfaction. On the auto racetrack, speed is the ultimate measure of success. Preparation, desire and goal setting is a winning combination in both arenas. Listen to testimony from the man who knows.

  • 19th Engineers deploy

    Nov 21, 2013

    The 19th Engineer Battalion deploys for a 9-month mission in Kuwait with Operatoin Spartan Shield.

  • Duke Brigade redeploys

    Nov 21, 2013

    The first flight of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division returned to Fort Knox yesterday from its deployment to Afghanistan.

  • 3d ESC Soldiers Execute Early Entry

    Nov 21, 2013

    Approximately 70 selected 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers traveled south to Fort Campbell for nine days to execute an Early Entry Command Post Deployment Exercise, or EECP DEPEX.

  • Congress recognizes American Indian code talkers for wartime service

    Nov 22, 2013

    American Indian code talkers from 566 tribes were honored with Congressional Silver Medals at the Capitol, Nov. 20, 2013.

  • CSF2 develops resilience

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program is the execution arm of the Army's Ready and Resilient campaign. The training teaches resilience and performance enhancing skills that have a potential for wide ranging improvements in Soldiers individually.

  • OPMG Regionally Alligned Forces Newsletter - PRO: NOV 2013

    Nov 22, 2013

    On behalf of the Provost Marshal General, attached is the first OPMG newsletter highlighting Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) initiatives. The Police Regional Operations (PRO) newsletter highlights the contributions the Military Police Corps Regiment is making in concert with the RAF effort and focuses on TTPs / lessons learned that focus on multinational operations, partnerships, and exercises in supporting the GCC's.

  • SDDC leverages technology reducing time, costs with DOD transportation process

    Nov 21, 2013

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Information Technology Directorate is leveraging today's technology to reduce time-consuming manual administrative processes for thousands of transporters associated with shipping Department of Defense cargo.

  • Thiessen honors past, present, future Veterans

    Nov 21, 2013

    Maj. Paul Thiessen spoke at Anniston Army Depot's Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 7 at the installation's Physical Fitness Center. Before a crowd of Veterans from each branch of the military, Thiessen discussed a friend he knew who died serving his country, how the state of Alabama led the way in celebrating Veterans Day and his high hopes for future Veterans.

  • Shop safely this holiday season

    Nov 21, 2013

    Officer Jonathan Butler of the Oxford Police Department shared tips for shopping safety with depot employees during his Nov. 13 appearance on The Morning Show. According to Butler, shopping safety should begin with what you bring to the store and how you secure it.

  • WWII Veteran tours depot

    Nov 21, 2013

    A twice-wounded WWII Veteran toured Anniston Army Depot Nov. 12 and shared his story with employees.

  • ANMC hosts AMCOM executive director

    Nov 21, 2013

    Keith Roberson, the executive director, senior executive service, for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, toured Anniston Munitions Center operations Nov. 13.

  • Warrant Officer Professional Development

    Nov 21, 2013

    Fort Knox, Ky. - 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Warrant Officers attended a Warrant Officer Professional Development session, Oct. 15, in Harris Hall. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Martin Sally, Human Resources Command Ordnance Assignment Officer, came over from HRC to inform the Soldiers about Warrant Officer assignments and evaluations. Sally explained that when looking at officer evaluations, performance in a given job is more important than the specific assignment.

  • THAAD program manager visits ANMC

    Nov 21, 2013

    Col. Anthony Brown, program manager for the Missile Defense Agency's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Project Office toured Anniston Munitions Center activities Nov. 6.

  • Fort Belvoir Community Hospital claims intramural Combatives title

    Nov 21, 2013

    Fort Belvoir Community Hospital fighters -- representing Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Element Troop Command South, Northern Regional Medical Command; and Company A, U.S. Army Element Troop Command South, Northern Regional Medical Command -- kept focus and intensity at full steam for the duration to edge out the 249th Engineer Battalion for the 2014 intramural Combatives championship title Friday at the Fort Belvoir Warrior Training Center. Twenty-three servicemembers, representing 10 military units, competed in the standard-rules event across five weight categories, vying for valuable points in the 2014 Commander's Cup title race.

  • Prepare your vehicle now for winter weather

    Nov 21, 2013

    It's time to start winterizing vehicles to withstand snow and ice, according to safety officials. Community members should first check their tires to make sure the tread is deep enough for snow, according to Isaac Boateng, a mechanic at the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Auto Skills Center. The easiest way to check is to put a penny inside the tread, right side up.

  • When snow and ice hit, stay informed on garrison road conditions, operations

    Nov 21, 2013

    Snow, ice and other adverse weather affects road conditions on Fort Belvoir and can result in closures and work delays. To stay informed on road conditions and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir's level of operations, community members can check several media outlets:

  • Festive holiday comes with hidden dangers FES warns

    Nov 21, 2013

    Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services officials urge community members to be cautious about fire safety while enjoying the festive Thanksgiving holiday. Fire prevention guidelines are often overlooked on Thanksgiving, according to John Weaver, FES fire protection specialist.

  • With budgeting, planning; debt won't be a holiday tradition

    Nov 21, 2013

    Getting into the holiday spirit doesn't have to mean sinking deeper in debt. Financial counselors on Fort Belvoir recommend that military Families plan ahead to keep their budget while shopping for holiday gifts.

  • School system honors military Families' sacrifices

    Nov 21, 2013

    Military children and their Families were honored for their sacrifices during the first ever Military Family Appreciation Month Celebration Nov. 13, at the USO Warrior and Family Center on Fort Belvoir. More than 500 children and Family members with children attending local schools enjoyed a variety of activities and free food.

  • Schmitt celebrates Veterans Day with Wellborn Elementary students

    Nov 21, 2013

    Lt. Col. David Schmitt, commander of Anniston Munitions Center, spoke to the students at Wellborn Elementary School Nov. 12 during their Veterans Day program.

  • Fort Hood celebrates Native American, Alaskan Native History Month

    Nov 22, 2013

    President Barack Obama signed a declaration naming November as the official Native American and Alaskan Native Heritage Month, Oct. 31.

  • USACE partners with Galveston Park Board to launch Sand Management Cost Shared Study

    Nov 21, 2013

    GALVESTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand management strategy that could potentially prevent erosion of the island's shoreline and reduce the long-term cost of beach maintenance.

  • Fort Rucker runners excel at national level

    Nov 21, 2013

    The eight-member Fort Rucker 10-Miler Team claimed the second-place division finish during the 29th running of the Army 10-Miler Race in October, and though the training season is over its runners are still pushing themselves to run faster than the wind.

  • Mini CDC opens, offers after-duty-hours care

    Nov 21, 2013

    Childcare has a new face on Fort Rucker in the form of a new facility, and although the child development center is still the No. 1 option for parents to take their children, its little sister is going to make a big impression on the installation.

  • Fort Rucker offers a feast of Thanksgiving options

    Nov 21, 2013

    The holiday season is afoot and everything from Christmas music to fall wreaths are beginning to make appearances, and following tradition, different programs on post are hosting activities to spread good tidings.

  • Corvias shows appreciation for military Families

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers and their Families are put through a lot, whether it be deployments or constantly moving from place to place, but Corvias Military Living made sure to show how much they appreciate their residents for what they've sacrificed.

  • Fort Rucker breaks ground on new commissary

    Nov 21, 2013

    A larger sales area, well stocked shelves, more variety and an overall better shopping experience is what Fort Rucker plans to provide to military personnel and their Families with the new, state-of-the-art commissary being built on the installation.

  • This year's Top 10 Army ROTC cadets

    Nov 22, 2013

    Cadet Command releases tyhe top 10 cadets on this year's Order of Merit List

  • Army Family voices heard through AFAP

    Nov 21, 2013

    In a world where mass communication offers endless ways to express oneself, it's easy for voices to get lost in the fray, but one Army program allows the people's voices to be heard by those who make decisions.

  • Fort Rucker recognized as best in Army, DOD

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Rucker, Ala., formally received its honors -- the 2013 Gold Chief of Staff of the Army Communities of Excellence Award and the Commander in Chief's Award for Installation Excellence -- that it earned in March during a ceremony, Nov. 14, 2013, at the post theater.

  • Former Soldiers' stories show contrasts between draftee and all volunteer enlistments

    Nov 26, 2013

    The story of an Army draftee and a Army volunteer

  • AAFES Honors Outstanding Employee with Disability

    Nov 21, 2013

    AAFES recognizes achievements of an associate with a disability

  • ACC commanding general visits ACC-RI

    Nov 21, 2013

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Brig. Gen. Ted C. Harrison made his first trip here as Army Contracting Command's commanding general on Nov. 15.

  • Midpoint becomes endpoint; unit's deployment ends early

    Nov 21, 2013

    In part two of a two-part series on how Families are affected by deployments, Families learn that their Soldiers will be home three months earlier than expected and begin to prepare the return.

  • ACC Soldiers, team selected as 2013 Army Acquisition Award winners

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Two Army Contracting Command Soldiers and one contracting team selected as recipients of the 2013 Army Acquisition Awards were honored by the Army's top acquisition officials.

  • MP mission evolving

    Nov 21, 2013

    After more than a decade of war, the mission for Fort Carson's 759th Military Police Battalion is shifting to more community-oriented policing.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade trains on 3in1 Tool, improving expeditionary readiness

    Nov 21, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- To improve efficiencies in contingency contracting environments, the 409th Contracting Support Brigade began training on a hand-held device designed to replace the 55-year-old, paper-driven contracting process.

  • Fort Carson program educates Soldiers on money

    Nov 21, 2013

    The Fort Carson Command Financial Noncommissioned Officer program trains NCOs to provide budget counseling and classes to other Soldiers in their units and serves as a streamlining process for Soldiers who need emergency assistance, such as Army Emergency Relief.

  • Fort Sill museum opens Native American gallery

    Nov 21, 2013

    A permanent exhibit at the Fort Sill National Historic Landmark Museum highlights the lives and contributions of Southwest Oklahoma Native American nations and tribes.

  • Warrior Care Month Hot Topic

    Nov 21, 2013

  • Fort Sill celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 21, 2013

    Comanche Code talkers were highlighted by the niece of two of the Soldiers during the Fort Sill Native American Heritage Month luncheon Nov. 14 at the Patriot Club.

  • Don't burn the bird; use caution when deep frying turkeys for Thanksgiving

    Nov 21, 2013

    The holidays are fast approaching, the temperature is getting cooler, and the number of reported house fires is skyrocketing. Traditionally, the holiday season is the busiest for fire departments in this part of the country. In fact, during the first week of November, the Pulaski County 911 Center received reports of several different structure fires in Pulaski County. Unfortunately, we have had some of these fires on post, again proving that Fort Leonard Wood's residents are in no way immune from house fires.

  • Logistics and Readiness Center collaborates with C4ISR partners, conducts field support pilot

    Nov 21, 2013

    After 12 years of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army is now facing a different conflict--budgetary restraints. The Army, not unlike the Army Materiel Command and CECOM, is working diligently to transition to sustainment while conserving resources. Streamlining CECOM's field support across the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance domain is part of that effort.

  • Deployed runners hold benefit race; funds aid youth heart patient outreach

    Nov 21, 2013

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Recently, service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines came together for a 5K run to help raise funds and awareness for Heart Heroes Inc.

  • Engineer School hosts first PCS outreach session

    Nov 21, 2013

    As part of the commanding general's initiative, the U.S. Army Engineer School held the first outreach session for lieutenants and captains on official orders to other installations. This first session, held Nov. 12 in the Digital Training Facility, was for those moving to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Sill spouse garners $25,000 prize for biz plan

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A Fort Sill military spouse rose through the ranks of competition to win a $25,000 scholarship and the chance to help other military families with her new business venture.

  • Fort Meade Soldiers Inducted in Audie Murphy Club

    Nov 21, 2013

    On Nov. 14, the two Fort Meade Soldiers were among the six noncommissioned officers inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at the Military District of Washington.

  • SDDC employees encouraged to become active bystanders

    Nov 21, 2013

    In the fight against sexual harassment and sexual assault, hundreds of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command employees attended a new, more interactive round of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training Nov. 14.

  • Photo pros donate sessions to Army families

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. --Photographers from all over Oklahoma came together Nov. 16 on Fort Sill to donate their time and skills to families of deployed Soldiers. With many units deployed to various locations from the area, the event, titled Military Mini-Sessions, professionally photographed more than 50 families so spouses can send the photos to their service members far away or use however they want. The photos will also be edited and distributed for free.

  • ADA battery competes in overseas reload competition

    Nov 21, 2013

    SOUTHWEST ASIA - The best of the best from B Battery, 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery, known as the "Bonecrushers," were invited out for a reload competition with their host nation counterparts recently.

  • 4th MEB tests mission readiness

    Nov 21, 2013

    Deploying nearly 200 Soldiers from Fort Leonard Wood at a moment's notice may seem like a monumental task, but it's one of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade's missions -- and that's why Nov. 13 and 14, pieces of the brigade held a Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Response Force exercise.

  • Former field artillery officer enters Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame

    Nov 21, 2013

    Retired Lt. Col. Jerry Orr was one of 10 Oklahomans inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame Nov. 9 during a ceremony at Oklahoma City.

  • Inclement weather information, procedures at USAG Ansbach keep community safe

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach has a set of procedures they follow during the winter weather season. Here are the garrison procedures and more valuable information for the community when winter weather hits.

  • 214th Fires recognizes newest sergeants

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers, families and friends of the 214th Fires Brigade gathered in Sheridan Theater Nov. 14 to recognize and support 14 newly promoted sergeants in a noncommissioned officer induction ceremony.

  • Don't pass up Army's trip-planning tools, requirements

    Nov 21, 2013

    Planning for a trip through Europe doesn't have to be difficult, but it can be confusing. Read more on how to get started, what resources and experts to turn to and what to consider before you go.

  • Keep safety in mind for holiday meals, driving

    Nov 21, 2013

    This is also the time of year when, unfortunately, two things seem to rise: holiday cooking and vehicle related accidents, especially with turkey deep fryers and winter weather driving.

  • Air Defense Artillery museum opens new facility

    Nov 22, 2013

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Army Air Defense Artillery museum will host a reopening ceremony Nov. 26 at 9 a.m. at the south end of Building 1506, just north of Randolph Road at Bateman Road. Jonathan Bernstein, ADA Museum director, is excited about finally having a better facility for the museum, so that visitors will be able to view the collection.

  • Hohenfels provides unique training for 173rd

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) and eight NATO partner nations are training together at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany in the interoperability exercise Combined Resolve 2013, Nov. 7-27.

  • Instructor techniques help O-C/Ts improve training

    Nov 21, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE DIX LAKEHURST, N.J. - Soldiers assigned to the 72nd Field Artillery Brigade, First Army Division East, completed the Army Basic Instructor Course held Nov. 8 -18 here.

  • Back to basics for basic

    Nov 21, 2013

    Soldiers in basic training are now saying "goodbye SEAhut, hello puptent," during field training on Fort Leonard Wood.

  • US Army Reserve soldier reads to children

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army 2nd Lt. Monserrate Vergara from the 1st Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve Puerto Rico, read a Thanksgiving book to several local children, while participating in a story time event held at the Fort Buchanan's library, Nov. 20.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade maintainers and aircraft

    Nov 21, 2013

  • CAC commander recognizes 'game changers'

    Nov 21, 2013

    Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center commanding general, presents a command coin to Sgt. 1st Class James L. Swenson, Career Development noncommissioned officer, for his game-changing service to the Transportation School. Perkins was hosted by Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, during his visit to the Home of Sustainment Nov. 21.

  • Developing leaders

    Nov 21, 2013

    Retired Maj. Gen. Vincent "Vinny" Boles, the 33rd Chief of Ordnance, shared lessons learned from his 33 year career in the military with members of the Combined Arms Support Command team, as part of the command's leader professional development program.

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  • Joint Munitions Command retiree inducted into the AFL-CIO Hall of Fame

    Nov 21, 2013

    Union official receives lifetime achievement award

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Visits Army School of Music

    Nov 21, 2013

    News package including standup of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Chandler visiting an Army School of Music Graduation. Package includes brief overview of the current curriculum and soundbites from Sgt. Maj. of the Army and school dept Commandant concerning the visit and Army Music's future in the current budget environment. Soundbites include Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ray Chandler - 14th Sergeant Major of the Army and Maj. Paul Bamonte - Deputy Commandant, USASOM. Produced by Staff Sgt. Kevin McCulley.

  • Army Chief of Staff Visits USARIEM

    Nov 21, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at the Natick Soldier Systems Center on Nov. 18 to tour its facilities and learn more about the research that USARIEM's Military Performance Division is conducting with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command as part of Soldier 2020.

  • Ohio Guard mentors Serbians during Combined Resolve 2013

    Nov 22, 2013

    Serbia is one of eight partner nations participating in Combined Resolve 2013, a multi-national interoperability exercise, held at the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, Nov. 7-27, 2013.

  • Fort Drum youths learn life skills during Native American cooking class

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum youths are learning to slice, dice and sauté during monthly cooking classes at the Youth Center. In observance of Native American Heritage Month, Youth Center staff planned classes that not only teach cooking skills, but also about American Indian culture.

  • USARIEM researchers add scientific rigor to MOS study

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, has partnered with USARIEM to conduct the Physical Demands Study. The study will be used to determine the physical requirements necessary to perform all combat-type jobs, including infantry, armor, artillery and engineering.

  • 725th EOD Soldiers receive Air Force decoration

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- More than 25 Soldiers assigned to the 725th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion received Air Force awards and certificates Nov. 14 for conducting range clearance operations in May.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers instruct with eye toward future

    Nov 22, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit recently spent a week sharing their expert marksmanship skills with the nation's future leaders and competitive shooters.

  • Fort Drum community recognizes Native American culture

    Nov 21, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Native Americans, who for more than two centuries have consistently battled America's enemies to protect their homeland, were honored Thursday for their contributions to the U.S. military and the nation by a large turnout of the Fort Drum community at the Commons.

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